If you want to apply to Colorado Mesa University, the fee for the application costs $30.
The following is an overiew of some of Colorado Mesa University's admissions stats.
|Colorado Mesa University 2022||Admissions Statistics|
|Mean Unweighted GPA||3.3|
|Admitted Students in Top 10% of Graduating Class||13%|
|Mean SAT Score||1050|
|Admissions Test Policy||Test Optional|
|Applicants Who Submit SATs||45.7%|
|Applicants Who Submit ACTs||13.3%|
These are the application deadlines for Colorado Mesa University.
|Application Type||Offered||Application Deadline||Notification Deadline|
|Early Decision I||No||––||––|
|Early Decision II||––||––||––|
Colorado Mesa University does not offer early decision or early action.
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It is not difficult to be admitted as a transfer student.
Colorado Mesa University has not reported data for waitlisted and admitted students.
Colleges consider a range of factors when deciding who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college determines which factors are they consider most important in the admissions process. When creating your list of schools to apply to, you may want to consider your strengths and any possible weaknesses in your application, and apply to colleges that prioritize the admissions factors where you stand out.
Curious about the factors that are considered by Colorado Mesa University during the admissions process? Take a look at the list below to see which factors are most important during the admissions process.
|Academic GPA||Very Important|
|Rigor of Secondary School Record||Important|
|Level of Applicant's Interest||Considered|
Make sure to check with Colorado Mesa University for more information on admission factors.
To apply to Colorado Mesa University, all applicants must submit the following items. Check with Colorado Mesa University's admissions department to confirm all application materials and requirements.
|Area||Required||Recommended||Required for Some||Details (If Any)|
|Written Essay or Personal Statement|
|Letter(s) of Recommendation||2|
|Transcript(S) of College Record|
|Standardized Test Scores|
|Statement of Good Standing From Prior Institution(S)|
|Transcript of High School Record||√|
Students admitted to Colorado Mesa University have an average unweighted GPA of 3.3.
Out of all students that were admitted, 74.5% submitted a class rank. At Colorado Mesa University 13% of students ranked in the top 10% of their graduating class in high school, 34% were in the top 25% and 50% were in the top 50%.
At Colorado Mesa University, student GPAs fall in the following ranges.
|GPA||Percent of Students|
|3.75 and 3.99||14.4%|
|3.50 and 3.74||13.6%|
|3.25 and 3.49||12.5%|
|3.00 and 3.24||11.4%|
|2.50 and 2.9||17.9%|
|2.00 and 2.49||10.5%|
This chart depicts the percentage of all enrolled, degree-seeking, first-time, first year (freshmen) students who had high school grade point average within the given ranges.
Note: Some schools choose not release this information. If you have any questions regarding missing numbers, be sure to reach out to Colorado Mesa University directly.
Your high school grade point average (GPA) is a number that reflects your high school academic performance. A weighted GPA or an unweighted GPA are the two possible GPA scores considered by colleges.
An unweighted GPA is an average of your scores from each class on a four-point scale. Unweighted GPAs range from 4.0 to under 1.0. A weighted GPA considers your average grade and the difficulty of your classes. A weighted GPA boosts your average by adding extra points for honors or Advanced Placement courses.
Colorado Mesa University considers standardized tests scores during the admissions process.
Colorado Mesa University is test optional. Test optional schools allow students to choose if they want to submit ACT or SAT scores with their applications or not.
In 2022, 45.7% of Colorado Mesa University's first-year students submitted their SAT scores with their application. 13.3% of admitted applicants sent ACT scores.
To be competitive with other Colorado Mesa University applicants, you should aim to score between 950 and 1190 (or higher!) on the SAT. At Colorado Mesa University 25% of admitted students scored higher than 1190 and 25% of scored lower than 950, but the majority of students scored somewhere in between these two numbers.The mean composite SAT score for a Colorado Mesa University student is 1050.
On the SAT Math Section, 25% of Colorado Mesa University students scored 590 or higher and 75% of students scored 480 or higher. On the SAT Critical Reading section (formerly called the Verbal section), 25% of Colorado Mesa University students scored 610 or higher, and 75% scored a 480 or higher.
To be most competitive at Colorado Mesa University, you should strive to earn between 19 and 26 on the ACT.
An ACT score of 26 means you fall in the 75th percentile for Colorado Mesa University's admitted students. One out of every four students scored above a 26, and three out of four students scored lower than 26 on the ACT.
A 19 on the ACT is the 25th percentile for Colorado Mesa University students. Only one out of every four students scored below 19.
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For transfer students, it is not difficult to get admitted to Colorado Mesa University. Transfer applications are processed on a on a rolling basis as they are received.
Transfer students can enroll in Colorado Mesa University during the following terms:
• Fall Term
• Spring Term
• Summer Term
Can I defer my acceptance to Colorado Mesa University?
✅ Yes, admitted students can defer their admission to Colorado Mesa University.
Does Colorado Mesa University accept transfer credits?
✅ Colorado Mesa University accepts eligible transfer credits from accredited institutions. Colorado Mesa University accepts:
• CLEP subject tests • DSST/DANTES
Does Colorado Mesa University accept Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) credits?
✅ Colorado Mesa University accepts International Baccalaureate credits (IB) credits and Advanced Placement (AP) credits.
Do I have to submit test scores to Colorado Mesa University?
❌ No, Colorado Mesa University is test optional, so you can choose if you want to to submit your ACT or SAT scores. If you have higher than average scores, you may want to send them. If your scores are average or below average, you may want not want to include them in your application.
What is Colorado Mesa University's acceptance rate?
✅ Colorado Mesa University has an acceptance rate of 80%.
What is the early decision acceptance rate at Colorado Mesa University?
❌ Colorado Mesa University does not offer early decision.
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How hard is it to get into Colorado Mesa University? Colorado Mesa University is a less selective institution. The Colorado Mesa University acceptance rate is 80%. This means that the institution accepts 79 out of every 100 applicants.
First-Year Applications are Due
Transfer Applications are Due
The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Colorado Mesa University is Continuous processing.
The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Colorado Mesa University is Continuous processing.
Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs
26 and Above
19 to 26
19 and Less
The median ACT score of an admitted student to Colorado Mesa University is 22. Students with an ACT score of 26 and above have a good chance of getting into Colorado Mesa University. Students with an ACT score that falls between 19 and 26 have an average chance of getting admitted, and students with an ACT score of 19 or below have a low chance of being offered admission.
Composite SAT Range
Math SAT Range
Reading SAT Range
1190 and Above
950 to 1190
950 and Less
The median SAT score for Colorado Mesa University students is 1050. Applicants with SAT scores of 1190 and above have a good chance of being admitted to Colorado Mesa University, while applicants with SAT scores between 950 to 1190 have an average chance of admittance, and prospective students with an SAT score below 950 have a low chance of being offered a spot at Colorado Mesa University.
Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)
At Colorado Mesa University, the average unweighted high-school GPA for admitted students is 3.28. This is the average, which means that some applicants submit GPAs lower than this and some applicants submit GPAs above this level. If your GPA falls below the average, strong test scores or other qualifications may help you make you a more competitive applicant.
Data Source: IPEDs and Peterson's Databases © 2022 Peterson's LLC All rights reserved
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